PCB Sad With Sri Lanka Cricket, Refuses To Play ODI Sequence After SLC Proposes To Host Asia Cup 2023: Report

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has reportedly refused to play ODI sequence in Sri Lanka in July in retaliation to Sri Lanka Cricket proposing to host all matches of Asia Cup. As per a report in Press Belief of India, PCB are upset that Sri Lanka have determined to facet with Board of Management for Cricket in India on the Asia Cup venue matter. In case you did not know, PCB was awarded the internet hosting rights of Asia Cup 2023. Nonetheless, final yr BCCI secretary Jay Shah, who additionally occurs to be the Asian Cricket Council president, mentioned that India is not going to go to Pakistan to play Asia Cup and {that a} impartial venue can be selected a later date. Since then, the assertion irked PCB, who issued a fast reply that if India didn’t come to Pakistan, they might additionally not come for the ODI World Cup scheduled to take later this yr.

Sri Lanka Cricket spoiling Pakistan social gathering?

PCB has been making an attempt to push their case and guarantee at the very least some Asia Cup matches are held in Pakistan however no last choice has been taken on the matter but. With Sri Lanka reportedly proposing to host the Asia Cup, PCB appeared to have gotten much more upset.

A supply near PCB mentioned that the board is sad with SLC for coming ahead and exhibiting curiosity to host Asia Cup after they already know that it’s Pakistan’s flip to host the mega occasion.

“An instance of the more and more strained relations between the 2 boards emerged after the PCB turned down a proposal by the Lankans to play a number of One-Day Worldwide matches subsequent month in Sri Lanka,” a PCB supply was quoted as saying within the PTI report. “It’s a clear indication that the PCB will not be pleased with the Sri Lankan board stepping in to supply to host the Asia Cup in September when it’s Pakistan’s flip to host the regional occasion at residence,” the supply added.

Sri Lanka are to host two Exams in July vs Pakistan. The Sri Lankan board had requested PCB to play a number of ODI matches too as it is a World Cup yr and the island nation is assured of qualifying for the principle occasion by way of qualifiers. Nonetheless, PCB has refused to pay heed to the request.

PCB boss Najam Sethi disenchanted with SLC

PCB boass Najam Sethi is reportedly very disenchanted with Sri Lanka over the brand new improvement. He’s additionally upset with the truth that many board presidents went to Ahmedabad to attend the Indian Premier League (IPL 2023) last and met Shah. “Sethi anticipated Sri Lanka with whom Pakistan has lengthy had pleasant relations, Bangladesh and Afghanistan to persuade the Indian Cricket Board and different Asian Cricket Council board members to go together with the proposal put by Sethi and at the very least play three to 4 video games in Pakistan of the Asia Cup earlier than transferring the match elsewhere. He’s disenchanted on the manner issues have panned out in latest days specifically when a few of these board heads went to India for the IPL last and met with the BCCi secretary Jay Shah,” the supply mentioned.

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